2016 - 2017
University of Illinois College of Medicine
Department of Pharmacology
PhD Student Research Forum
Fridays at 12:00 PM, 4175 COMRB
(No Pharmacology Forum)
Russell Smith (O'Bryan)
"Inhibition of RAS function through targeting
an allosteric regulatory site"
Jennifer Klomp (Karginov)
"Mimicking transient activation of protein
kinases in living cells"
Johanna Finn (Liu)
" Dlk1 regulates Type II to Type I cell
transition during alveolar repair through
inhibition of notch signaling"
Jugajyoti Baruah (Wary)
"Nanog-hTERT in the regulation of
endothelial cell regeneration"
Yedida Bogachov (Levitan)
"Low-density lipoprotein versus
oxidized low-density lipoprotein in
lipid packing and angriogenesis"
Alan Tseng (Cho)
"Neutrophil ERO1alpha in vascular inflammation"
Kerrie Collins (Karginov)
"Septin2 facilitates endothelial cell podosome mediated matrix degradation"
Mark Shaaya (Natarajan/Karginov)
"Dissecting the role PLD2 signaling pathways
in endothelial barrier recovery"
Claire Chang (Du)
"The role of Galpha13 in integrin-dependent neutrophil transmigration"
Menglin Liu (Malik)
"Endothelial regeneration following
acute lung injury"
Ankit Jambusaria (Malik/Rehman)
"Computational Modeling Approaches to
Ascertain Endothelial Cell Heterogeneity"
James Hyun (Malik)
"Activation of HIF1α-Etv2-Notch1
signaling mediates ESC differentiation
of arterial endothelial cells"
Vanessa Juettner (Malik/Komarova)
"VE-PTP stabilizes the Adherens Junction
through Rac1 Activation"
Sarah Krantz (Rehman)
“The Role of Mitofusin 2 in Endothelial Inflammation”
Mengqi Zhu (Zhao)
"General control non-derepressible 2 deficiency protects pulmonary hypertension"
Ian Rochford (Mehta)
"Macrophage Heterogeneity &
Resolution of Acute Lung Injury"
Priyanka Gajwani (O'Bryan)
"Using Novel Affinity Agents to
Manipulate RAS Signaling"
Joshua Jones (Malik/Rehman)
"Role of Plasmalemmal Vesicle Associated
Protein (PV1) in Albumin Permeability"
Victoria Mastej (Wary)
"Role of KLF4 in Lymphatic Endothelial Cells"
Dianicha Santana (O'Bryan)
"Using Monobodies to Study Ras tumorigenesis"
Kilian Sottoriva (Pajcini)
"Targeting the Notch1 Transcriptional Activation Domain in T-cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia"
Aziz Khan (Malik)
"The Role of PECAM-1 Mediated Signaling in Neutrophil Transendothelial Migration"
Cassandre Coles (Minshall/Levitan)
"Transcellular Transport vs Paracellular Leakage
of LDL and OxLDL in Laminar vs Disturbed Flow-conditioned Human ECs"
Michael Sun (Rosenblatt)
"Silk Fibroin from Bombyx Mori Silkworms as a Therapeutic for Corneal Wound Healing"
All forums are held in 4175 COMRB unless designated above.
Coordinator: (312) 355-3281